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                 Community Service Directory



                                Created by

                       Student Government Association

                      Texas A&M University Kingsville



                                             Last Updated: December 12, 2011
Mission Statement:
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The mission of the Community Service Directory (CSD) is to improve our campus and
community as well as develop relationship between students, community members, Texas A&M
University - Kingsville, the City of Kingsville, Navy Air Station Kingsville, and the surrounding
area by engaging the student body and providing opportunities to become active in the
community.

Goals:

Increase student awareness of opportunities to volunteer in the community
Provide opportunities for students to network, build their resume, and develop professionally.
Promote service learning by providing students opportunities to receive practical experience to
        supplement their studies and prepare them for their career.
Improve student access to social services and support systems.
Establish reciprocal relationships that benefit the community as a whole.

Student Government Association (SGA) Responsibilities:

The External Affairs Committee shall be responsible for maintaining the CSD.
Maintain a hard copy of the CSD in the SGA office and distribute copies to appropriate TAMU-
       K offices and personnel (i.e., Student Activities, Career Services, each College, etc.).
Maintain the CSD on the Student Government Association website.
Contact each organization included in the CSD to give and receive feedback.
Improve and develop forums of communication related to service and community development.

Student Responsibilities:

Take ownership over and actively participate in their community.
Act responsibly and represent themself, organization, student body, and university positively.
Establish additional relationships and improve current relationships with our communities.
Contact SGA about additional events, clubs, organizations, agencies, and other opportunities for
        community service not included in the CSD.
Contact SGA about mistakes in the CSD (i.e., inactive phone numbers, wrong address, new
        contact person, etc.).

Important Resources:

Student Government Association - http://www.facebook.com/TamukSGA sgakingsville@
      gmail.com (361) 593-3610 MSUB Room 201 (above post office)
Student Activities - http://www.tamuk.edu/osa/index.html (361) 593-2760 MSUB Room 301
Career Services – http://www.tamuk.edu/csc/ (361) 593-2217 Eckhardt Hall
Kingsville Chamber of Commerce - http://www.kingsville.org/index.php/kingsville-chamber-
      of-commerce.html 361-592-6438 - 635 E. King Ave., Kingsville
Texas Health and Human Services - https://www.211texas.org/211/ or dial 211



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                                       Table of Content
A. Animal Shelters                                                            5. Coastal Plains Mental
                                     D. Family/Social/Welfare                     Health
1.   Animal Rescue Kleberg              Services                              6. Family Planning Clinic
2.   Kingsville Animal Shelter                                                7. Kidz Rehab Center
3.   Animal Medical Clinic           1. Brush Country CASA                    8. Kingsville Home Rehab
4.   Kingsville Veterinary           2. City County Health Unit                   Service
     Services                        3. Clothing Donation                     9. Kingsville Nursing &
                                         Locations                                Rehab
B. Churches                          4. Communities in School                 10. Kleberg County Nursing &
                                         Kingsville                               Rehab
1.  Assembly of God                  5. Community Action                      11. Kingsville Pediatric Clinic
2.  Baptist                              Corporation of South                     Association
3.  Catholic                             Texas                                12. Los Anos De Oro
4.  Church of Christ                 6. Family Counseling Service             13. Planned Parenthood
5.  Church of Jesus Christ of        7. Goodwill Industries                   14. Uresti Senior Assistance
    Latter Day Saints                8. Kingsville Independent
6. Disciples of Christ                   School District                      F. Clubs and Organizations
7. Islam                             9. Kleberg County Parks and
8. Jehovah’s Witness                     Recreation                           1. AARP Kingsville Chapter
9. Lutheran                          10. Palmer Drug Abuse                    2. Big Brothers Big Sisters
10. Methodist                            Program                              3. Brahma Booster Club –
11. Nazarene                         11. Recycling Center                         Athletics
12. Nondenominational                12. Society of St Vincent DE             4. Elks Lodge #1926
13. Pentecostal                          Paul                                 5. Friends of the Library
14. Presbyterian                     13. The Women’s Shelter of               6. Javelina Alumni
15. Seventh Day Adventist                South Texas                              Association
    Church                           14. United Way of the Coastal            7. Keep Kingsville Beautiful
                                         Bend                                 8. Kingsville Action Network
C. Day Care/Youth Centers                                                     9. Kingsville Tourism
                                     E. Hospitals/Clinics/Rehabil             10. Kingsville’s Next
1. Boys & Girls Club-                   itation/Nursing Homes                     Generation
   Kingsville                                                                 11. Kingsville Noon Lions
2. Children's Corner                 1. Bishop Senior Center                  12. Kingsville Noon Rotary
3. Dos Culturas Bilingual            2. Christus Spohn Hospital               13. Kingsville Sunrise Rotary
   Academy                              Kleberg                               14. Kiwanis Club of
4. Douglas Youth Center              3. Christus Spohn Physical                   Kingsville
   Incorporated                         Therapy & Rehabilitation              15. Navy League
5. Methodist Child                   4. Coastal Bend Kids Clinic              16. St. Martin’s Mutualista’s
   Development Center                                                         17. Woman’s Club




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        A.          Animal Shelters
           1.       Animal Rescue Kleberg

                   Description – Non-profit animal rescue/adoption agency
                   Contact – www.ark1.petfinder.com (361) 516-1456 - 225 E. Henrietta Ave,
                            Kingsville
                   Requirements – N/A
                   Major Events – Adopt a Pet Weekend, first Saturday each month noon - 4PM

           2.       Kingsville Animal Shelter

                   Description – A department within the City County Health Unit. The shelter
                           houses animals and puts them up for adoption. Animals are kept for 72
                           hours to give owners an opportunity to claim them before animal is put up
                           for adoption. If after being put up for adoption an animal is not adopted
                           within 10 days it will be humanely euthanized
                   Contact – (361) 592-3324 - 8604 N Armstrong St, Kingsville
                   Requirements – Sign off a waiver that prevents volunteer from holding shelter
                           accountable for any accidents, Driver’s License, wear pants
                   Major Events – Bigger Event

           3.       Animal Medical Clinic

                   Description – Provide medical caring services, including exams and surgeries for
                           small and large animals, as well as boarding and grooming
                   Contact – Office Manager (361) 595-5589 - 801 Gen. Cavazos Blvd, Kingsville
                   Requirements –OBSERVATION ONLY - must set appointment
                   Major Events – N/A

           4.       Kingsville Veterinary Services

                   Description – Provide veterinary services to animals of all sizes
                   Responsibilities – Duties depend on competency of volunteer/intern
                   Contact – (361) 516-0766 - 1400 E King Ave, Kingsville
                   Requirements – Resume, hours of availability
                   Major Events – N/A currently

        B.          Churches
1.   ASSEMBLY OF GOD                     KING’S WAY FAMILY                        Pastor - Edwin Cann
                                         CHURCH                                   Youth Pastor – Steven Solis
                                         1727 Carlos Truan Blvd. 592-5132         Sunday School – 9:30 am

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     Sunday Worship – 10:30 am & 6 pm           Sunday Worship Service – 11 am            Sunday Worship – 10:45 am & 6 pm
     Youth Worship – 10:30 am and 6 pm          Wednesday Prayer – 5:30 pm                Wednesday Evening – 7 pm
     Wednesday Youth Programs – 7 pm            Wednesday Bible Study – 6 pm
                                                                                          RIVIERA BAPTIST CHURCH
     TEMPLO BETHEL                              HERITAGE BAPTIST CHURCH                   Rt. 1, Box 81 Riviera 297-5222
     628 E. Richard 592-3428                    1707 Carlos Truan Blvd. 592-3745          Pastor – Nard Williamson
     Senior Pastor – Manuel Garza                                                         Sunday School – 9:45 am
     Christian Education – 9:30 am              IGLESIA BAUTISTA CENTRAL                  Sunday Worship – 11 am
     Sunday Worship – 10:30 am & 6 pm           BAPTIST CHURCH                            1st Wed. after 1st Sun. – 6 pm
     Youth Sunday Worship – 11 am & 6           901 E. Henrietta 592-2381
     pm                                         Pastor – Servando Torres Jr. 592-         UNIVERSITY BAPTIST
     Sunday Children’s Church – 11 am           7655                                      CHURCH
     Wednesday Family Night – 7 pm              Sunday Service – 8:45 am (English)        1324 N. Armstrong 592-4143
                                                11 am (Spanish)                           Pastor – Robert Hatfield
2.   BAPTIST                                    Sunday School – 10 am (Bilingual)         Sunday School – 9:30 am
                                                Sunday Evening – 6 pm (Bilingual)         Sunday Worship – 10:45 am & 6 pm
     COASTAL BEND FELLOWSHIP                    Wednesday Evening – 6 pm                  Wednesday Service – 7 pm
     1500 E. Caesar 592-2342                    (Bilingual)
     Pastor – Now Trevino                                                            3.   CATHOLIC
     Sunday School – 9:30 am (English)          KING STAR BAPTIST CHURCH
     Sunday Service – 10:45 am (English)        605 S. 2nd St. 592-2522                   CHRIST THE KING
     Servicio de Adoracion – 9:30 am (en        Pastor – Earl Jackson                     STATION
     Espanol)                                   Sunday School – 9:30 am                   King Ranch 592-4602
     Escuela de Domingo – 10:45 am (en          Sunday Worship – 11 am
     Espanol)
                                                                                          (under care of St. martin church)
     Wednesday Bible Study – 6:30 pm            NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH                   Thursday Mass – 7 pm
     Youth Night – 6:30 pm                      729 W. Corral St. Armstrong Center
                                                Pastor – Rev. C.L. Foley                  MCFALL MEMORIAL
     COMMUNITY BAPTIST                          Sunday – 9:45 am                          CHAPEL
     CHURCH                                                                               Kingsville NAS 516-6331
     Us Hwy. 77 at 285 – Riviera 296-           PREIMERA IGLESIA                          Priest – Jim Foelker O.M.I.
     3379                                       BAUTISTA                                  Catholic Mass – 12:30 pm
     Pastor – Lupe Aguilar                      729 W. Corral 459-9348
     Sunday School – 9:45 am                    Pastor – Wes Barnett
     Sunday Worship – 10:45 am & 6:30           Sunday Service – 11 am
                                                                                          OUR LADY OF
     pm                                                                                   CONSOLATION
     Monday – Wednesday Worship–6:30            PRIMERA IGLESIA BAUTISTA                  204 Palm Ave. Vattmann 297-
     pm                                         405 W. Ave. F, Bishop 584-2050            5255
                                                Pasotr – David Garcia                     Father – Peter R. Antony
     FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH                       Sunday School 9:45 am                     Sunday Mass – 8:30 am
     312 W. King 592-3344                       Sunday Worship – 11 am & 6 pm             Weekday Mass (except wed) – 8
     Pastor – Ron Earley                        Wednesday Prayer & Worship – 6            am
     Sunday Bible Study – 9:30 am               pm
     Sunday Worship – 10:45 am
     Wednesday Supper 5:30 pm                   RETAMA PARK BAPTIST
                                                                                          OUR LADY OF
     Wednesday Worship 6:30 pm                  CHURCH                                    GUADALUPE
                                                515 E. Gen. Cavazos Blvd. 592-6429        Riviera 297-5255
     FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH                       Pastor – Gary Bob Clements                Father – Peter R. Antony
     311 E. 5th St., Bishop 584-3546            Sunday School – 9:30 am                   Sunday Mass – 11 am
     Pastor – Clif Abshier                      Sunday Worship – 10:45 am & 6 pm          Wednesday Mass – 6 pm
     Sunday School – 9:30 am                    Wednesday AWANA – 6:30 pm
     Sunday Worship – 10:55 am & 7 pm           Wednesday Prayer Meeting – 6:30           OUR LADY OF GOOD
     Wednesday Worship – 7 pm                   pm                                        COUNSEL
                                                                                          1102 E. Kleberg 592-3489
     FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST                         RICARDO BAPTIST CHURCH
     CHURCH                                     Wagner & School Rd., Ricardo 595-         Father – Paul Puthenangady
     527 W. Fordyce 592-5899                    1099                                      Sunday Mass – 9 am, 12 & 7 pm
     Pastor – Larry Mills                       Pastor – Curtis Montgomery                Saturday – 5 pm
     Sunday School – 9:15 am                    Sunday School – 9:30 am                   Mon-Fri – 7 am

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                                                Sunday Worship – 9:30 am & 6 pm          Service 9:15 am
     SACRED HEART MISSION                       Sunday Bible Study – 10:45 am            Sunday School – 10:30 am
     Ricardo 297-5255                           Wednesday Bible Study – 7 pm
     Father – Peter R. Antony                                                            ST. PAUL LUTHERAN – LCMS
                                                CHURCH OF CHRIST                         521 E. Doddridge 592-6531
     Saturday Mass – 5 pm                       412 E. Main, Bishop 584-2620             Pastor – Allan Eckert
                                                Sunday Bible Classes – 9:45 am           Sunday Worship – 9 am
     ST. GERTRUDES                              Sunday Worship – 10:45 am & 6pm          Sunday School – 10:15 am
     1120 S 8th St. 592-7351                    Wednesday Bible Study – 7 pm             Adult Bible Study – 10:15 am
     Father – Piotr A. Koziel
     Sunday Mass – 8 & 11 am, 6 pm         5.   CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST                   ST. PAUL LUTHERAN – LCMS
     Saturday – 8 am & 6 pm                     OF LATTER DAY SAINTS                     801 E. Main, Bishop 584-2778
                                                                                         Pastor – Gilbert Franke
                                                CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST                   Sunday School – 9:15 am
     ST JAMES
                                                OF LATTER DAY SAINTS                     Worship – 10:30 am
     605 W. 3rd St., Bishop 584-3250            2100 Gen. Cavazos Blvd. 592-3630
     Father – Richard Koziol                    Bishop – Michael J. Garcia 592-2062      TRINITY LUTHERAN
     Mon-Sat (except wed) - 8 am                Sacrament Meeting – 9 am                 401 W. King 592-7242
     Saturday – 6 pm                            Sunday School – 10:10 am                 Pastor – Melvin Q. Antonio
     Sunday Mass – 8 am & 12 pm                 Wednesday Youth/Scouts – 6:30 pm         Sunday School – 9:30 am
     Adoration of the Blessed                                                            Sunday Worship – 10:45 am
     Sacrament                             6.   DISCIPLES OF CHRIST
         Thursday – 5 pm – 6 pm                                                       10. METHODIST
                                                FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
                                                1900 Brahma Blvd. 592-4911               CHRIST UNITED METHODIST
     ST. JOSEPH                                 Reverend – John Seekamp                  1120 Carlos Truan Blvd. 592-7711
     1400 Brookshire St. 592-5689               Sunday School – 9:30 am                  Pastor – James Ramirez
     Father – Romeo Salinas                     Sunday Worship – 10:45 am                Sunday School – 9:30 am
     Sunday Mass – 8 am (Spanish)                                                        Sunday Worship- 11 am
     & 11 am (English)                          EPISCOPAL                                Wednesday Prayer – 7 pm
     Saturday – 8 am (1st sat only )
     and 6 pm (Bilingual)                       EPIPHANY EPISCOPAL                       EL BUEN PASTOR UNITED
     Weekday Masses(except wed) –               CHURCH                                   METHODIST (Bilingual)
     8 am                                       206 N. 3rd St. 595-5535                  501 E. Alice 592-6689
                                                Pastor – Chistopher Robinson             Sunday School – 10 am
                                                Sunday School – 9 am                     Sunday Worship – 11 am
     ST. MARTIN                                 Sunday Worship – 8 am & 10:30 am         Thursday Night Bible Study – 6 pm
     715 N 8th St. 592-4602
     Father – Jim Foelker O.M.I.           7.   ISLAM                                    FIRST UNITED METHODIST
     Sunday Mass – Spanish 7:30 am                                                       4th & Kleberg 592-2632
     English 10 am & 12 pm                      Islamic Society of Kingsville            Pastor – Sheldon Johnson
     Saturday – 5:30 pm (Spanish)               702 W Ave. B, Kingsville, TX             Sunday Worship – 8:30 & 10:50 am
     Weekday Masses – M-Sat 6:30 pm                                                      Sunday School – 9:30 am
     (Spanish)
                                                592-7870
                                                                                         Youth Fellowship – 5 pm
                                           8.   JEHOVAH’S WITNESS
     ST. THOMAS AQUINAS                                                                  FIRST UNITED METHODIST
     COLLEGIATE CENTER                                                                   804 E. 6th, Bishop 584-2355
     1119 W. Santa Gertrudis 592-7351           JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
                                                                                         Pastor – Philip Robberson
     M-F 12:05 pm                               1708 S 6th St.                           Sunday School – 9:30 am
     Sunday 8 pm                                English 592-0683
                                                                                         Sunday Worship – 11 am
     Sacrament of Penance – y appt.             Public Talk – Sunday 10 am
     Studen Organization Meeting – Tues         Spanish 595-1980
                                                                                         RIVIERA UNITED METHODIST
     5 pm                                       West Public Talk – Sunday 1 pm
                                                                                         E. Cyprus & S. 8th St. 387-8359
     (No masses during summer sessions)         East Public Talk – Sunday 4 pm
                                                                                         Pastor – Cindy Layton
                                                                                         Sunday Worship – 9 am
4.   CHURCH OF CHRIST                      9.   LUTHERAN
                                                                                         SCOTT’S CHAPEL UNITED
     CHURCH OF CHRIST                           ST. JOHN LUTHERAN                        816 S. 2nd St.
     11th St. & Huisache 592-2865               301 E. Main, Bishop 584-2873
     Minister – Matt Pearson                    Pastor – Melvin Q. Antonio
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   ST. PAUL AFRICAN                         Pastor – Luis Bernal                     NAS KINGSVILLE CHAPEL
   METHODIST EPISCOPAL                      Sunday School – 10 am                    McFall Memorial Chapel Kingsville
   529 @. Warren 592-0645                   Sunday Worship – 11 am                   NAS 516-6331
   Pastor – Idotha Y. Battle                Monday Family Night – 7 pm               Chaplain – Lt. Mark Haley
   Sunday School – 9:30 am                  Wednesday Bible study – 7 pm             Sunday Protestant Worship – 9:30
   Sunday Worship- 10:45 am                                                          am
   Wednesday Evening – 7 pm                 CORPUS CHRISTI OUTREACH
                                            MINISTRIES                               NEW LIFE CHURCH OF GOD
11. NAZARENE                                www.corpuschristioutreachministries      1269 E. Kleberg
                                            .blogspot.com                            Pastor – Aggia Villarreal
   CENTRO DE ESPERANZA                                                               Sunday Worship – 10:30 am
   CENTER OF HOPE                           CHURCH OF GOD OF                         Wednesday Worship – 7:30 pm
   1809 E. Caesar Ave. 442-3671             PROPHECY
   Pastor – Steve Brown                     1225 E Lott 592-8774                     PRAISE VICTROY WORSHIP
   English & Spanish Services               Pastor – Billy Jones                     CENTER
   Saturday Worship – 6:30 pm               Sunday School – 10 am                    1800 E. Corral 592-0360
   Wednesday Worship – 6:30 pm              Sunday Worship – 11 am & 6 pm            Pastor – Trino Gonzalez 592-5354
                                            Thursday Evening Service – 7 pm          Sunday School – 10 am
   SPANISH CHURCH OF THE                                                             Sunday Service – 6:30 pm
   NAZARENE                                 DIVINE GLORY CHAPEL                      Wednesday Healing Service – 7 pm
   1266 E. Kenedy 592-6350                  300 E Lee 592-1254                       Mon-Fri Prayer Service – 12 pm
   Reverend- Arnulfo Villarreal             Pastor – Lavinia T. Salinas
   Sunday School – 10 am                    Associate Pastor – Elvira Alarcon        SHALOM CHRIST TO PUEBLO
   Sunday Worship – 11 am                   Sunday Service – 10:30 am                CHRISTIAN CHURCH
   Wednesday Service – 7 pm                 Wednesday Service – 7 pm                 1259 E. Yoakum Ave. 228-1337
                                            Women Ministry - Tuesday 7 pm            Pastor – Dr. Jose Rodriguez
12. NONDENOMINATIONAL                       Healing Service - Thursday 7 pm          Bilingual
                                                                                     Saturday – 10 am & 7 pm
   AGAPE WORSHIP TEMPLE                     GULF PLAINS COWBOY                       Wednesday – 7 pm
   1201 Carlos Truan Blvd. 595-1653         CHURCH
                                            3322 N CR 1036 1036 701-2674             THE DOOR CHRISTIAN
   BAY AREA FELLOWSHIP –                    Pastor – Steven Curnutte                 CHURCH
   KINGSVILLE                               Sunday – 10:45 am                        1021 S. 6th 593-4228
   2001 S. Brahma Blvd. 516-1988                                                     Sunday School – 10 am
   Pastor – Jason curlee                    HOUSE OF PRAYER                          Sunday Worship – 11 am & 7 pm
   Sunday – 10 am & 11:30 am                111 E S. Blvd., Riviera 522-2032         Wednesday Service – 7 pm
   Element Student Church                   Pastor – Daniel Gutierrez
   Wed – 6:30 pm                            Sunday Service – 10:30 am                WORD OF TRUTH CHURCH
   www.bayareafellopship.com                Sunday Worship – 6 pm                    327 E. Kleberg
                                            Wednesday Service – 7 pm
   BREATH OF LIFE PRAISE AND                                                      13. PENTECOSTAL
   WORSHIP CENTER                           IGLESIA DEL VALLE
   201 N. 12th St. 595-1046 & 219-          323 W. Kenedy 592-4380                   TEMPLO GALILEA
   9175                                     Pastor – Jose Angel De La Paz            527 N. Frances St., Bishop 584-3934
   Pastor – Marcos Barrientes               Sunday Worship – 10 am                   Reverend – Becky Flores Garcia
   Bilingual                                Sunday Night Service – 10 am             228-3868
   Sunday – 10 am & 6 pm                    Wednesday Prayer Service – 7 pm          Thursday Bible Study – 7 pm
   Wednesday – 7 pm                                                                  Sunday Service – 10 am
                                            JESUS IS ALIVE CHURCH
   CENTRO DE DORACION THE                   627 E. Richard or 804 E. Alice 516-      BETHEL CHURCH
   WORSHIP CENTER                           1906                                     913 E. Ave. D 522-9810
   1108 W. King 592-4614                                                             Pastor – Benjamin Hernandez
   Pastor – Rufino Sendejo                  LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN                     Sunday School – 10 am
   Sunday School – 10 am                    FELLOWSHIP OF KINGSVILLE                 Wednesday Service – 7:30 pm
   Sunday Service – 6:30 pm                 801 E. Alice 334-9730
   Wednesday Night Service – 7 pm           Pastor – Cleo & Dolores Rodriguez        CASA DE ORACION
                                            Sunday Service – 10:30 am                328 E. Richard 592-2503
   CENTRO DE MILAGROS                       Prayer – 592-7971                        Pastor – Macedonia Paez
   1111 E Ave. D 516-0098                                                            Sunday Bible Study – 10 am

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Sunday Service – 3 pm                      Sunday Service – 6 pm                    Monday Prayer Service – 6 pm
Tue-Thurs Worship – 7 pm                   Thursday Service – 7 pm                  Thursday Service – 7 pm

CORNER STONE APOSTOLIC                     LIRIO DE LOS VALLES                      TEMPLO MILAGROS DEL
ASSEMBLY OF THEFAITH IN                    428 W. Ave. B 595-0082/688-5134          SENOR
CHRIST JESUS                               Pastor – Lic. Raul Leonel Mendez         309 E. Henrietta 592-5507
1229 E. Ave. B 592-1439                    Sunday School – 10 am                    Pastor – Regino Chavan
                                           Sunday Service – 3 pm                    Sunday Service – 10 am & 6 pm
EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN                         Wednesday Service – 7 pm                 Tuesday Bible Study – 7 pm
CHURCH                                                                              Wednesday Service – 7 pm
1624 E. Santa Gertrudis 592-1439           MANAHAIM PENTECOSTAL
Pastor – Rogelio Faragoze                  1247 E. Henrietta 595-0216           14. PRESBYTERIAN
Sunday School – 10 am                      Pastor – Sam Rangel
Sunday Worship – 6 pm                      Sunday School – 9:45 am                  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
Monday Prayer Service – 7 pm               Sunday Service – 6 pm                    302 W. Kleberg 592-2114
Wednesday Service – 7 pm                   Tues & Thurs Service – 6:30 pm           Pastor – Charles E. Miller
                                                                                    Sunday School – 9:30 am
FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL                   PEACHFUL HOLINESS                        Sunday Worship – 11 am
508 S. 10th St. 592-3239                   CHURCH
                                           616 W. Doddridge 595-0050                GETHSEMANE
JESUS IS THE ROCK CHURCH                   Pastor – Kenneth Wright                  PRESBYTERIAN
1431 E. Alice St.                          Sunday School – 9:50 am                  1312 E. Kleberg 592-8684
Pastor – Amelia Valdez 592-3788            Sunday Service – 11:30 am & 7:30
Co-Pastor – Antelia Amador 592-            pm                                   15. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
4263                                       Tuesday Bible Study – 7:30 pm            CHURCH
Sunday School – 10 am                      Friday Worship – 7:30 pm
Sunday Service – 3 pm                                                               SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Tues & Thurs – 7 pm                        TEMPLOE GETHSEMANE                       CHURCH
                                           PENTECOSTES                              1201 Carlos Truan Blvd 516-1190,
LA HERMOSA CHURCH                          811 W. 3rd, Bishop 584-3128              584-2857, 584-1245
714 E. Ave. B 592-8721                     Pastor – Rev. Ruben M. Gonzalez          Saturday Bible School Study – 9:30
Pastor – Exht. Victoria Garcia             Sunday School – 10 am                    am
Sunday School – 10 am                      Sunday Service – 5 pm                    Saturday Worship – 11 am


    C.             Day Care/Youth Centers
         1.        Boys & Girls Club-Kingsville

                  Description – A national organization dedicated to enabling all young people,
                          especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as
                          productive, caring, responsible citizens. Programs include education and
                          career, character and leadership, health and life skills, arts, sports, fitness,
                          recreation, and other special programs such as outreach efforts. Summer
                          programs include but not limited to Smart Moves develop life skills,
                          Ultimate Journey facilitates educational growth, and Super Play to
                          promote athletics
                  Responsibilities - Help employees run events and supervise the youth.
                  Contact – John Perez (361) 592-2100 - 1238 E Kenedy Ave, Kingsville
                  Requirements – Background check and meeting with Mr. Perez
                  Major Events - Fundraisers such as Lock-Ins where youth stay the night at the
                          facility. It lasts from 7:45 pm to 5:00 am and pick up is 5:15

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2.       Children's Corner

        Description – Day care center that operates Monday thru Friday from 7 am to
                5:30 pm. Children ages range from 18 months to five years. The center is
                licensed to care for up to 34 children
        Responsibilities – Will not be caregiver and not allowed to be alone with children.
                Would be asked to interact with children by reading, teaching songs and
                music, acting out stories, puppet shows, etc. Prop and costume making is
                also something that is needed
        Contact – Elizabeth Reyes (361) 595-7091 - 306 S 21st St, Kingsville
        Requirements – Background check
        Major Events – Pack-A-Thong in cooperation with St. Judes for children with
                cancer, Christmas Play performed by older children, and singing and
                dancing performed by young children

3.       Dos Culturas Bilingual Academy

        Description – Home school that provides one on one services. School runs from
                7:40 am to 2 pm and serves student from Pre-K until second grade
        Contact – Bebytte Salazar (361) 592-7974 - 218 W. Alice Ave, Kingsville
        Requirements – Background check; CPR certified; Driver’s License; Social
                 Security
        Major Events – N/A

4.       Douglas Youth Center Incorporated

        Description – After school program for at risk youth that provides enrichment
                activities, tutoring, and mentoring
        Contact – Janet Price (361) 675-0200 - 902 S 2nd St, Kingsville
        Requirements –Background check; TB test
        Major Events – N/A currently but intentions for future

5.       Methodist Child Development Center

        Description – Provides educational experience to children from the age of six
                seeks to five years. The center operates year round and is open from 6:30
                am to 6 pm. They provide two meals and two snacks and serve
                approximately 60 to 70 children but are licensed to serve 100. Services
                include after school care, lesson plans, different learning centers, and trips
                to places such as the library
        Contact – Reverend, Director, or Secretary (361) 592-4653 - 120 N. 4th St,
                Kingsville


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        Requirements – State background check; knowledge of CPR and first aid in order
                to be alone with children
        Major Events – La Posada, Fall Carnival in October before Halloween, pumpkin
                path, enchilada dinner in spring, Relay for Life




D.       Family/Social/Welfare Services
     1. Brush Country CASA

        Description – non-profit, advocate for abused & neglected children removed from
                 home, finding loving permanent places
        Contact – Shawna Tyler, Sarah Castro (361) 595–7233 or (361) 516-1080 – 1429
                 S. 6th St, Kingsville
        Requirements – 18+: non-advocate, clerical, packets, general office work; 21+: 1
                year commitment, criminal & CPS background check, child advocates
        Major Events – fundraisers, Sep. 17 dinner & dance + silent auction, local
                parades, National Night Out, CASA for CASA raffle

     2. City County Health Unit

        Description – Protects and promotes the health and wel being of citizens of the
                cities of Kingsville, Ricardo, and Riviera as well as Kleberg County. The
                department provides several services including consumer health,
                environmental health, weed control, animal control, vector control, and
                food service inspections. For information on all the services visit
                http://www.cityofkingsville.com/archive/City%20Dept/Health/health.htm
        Contact – Yolanda Cadena (361) 592–3324 – 8604 N. Armstrong, Kingsville
        Requirements – Waiver of liability, Driver’s License, and may be required to
                wear pants
        Major Events – Bigger Event

     3. Communities in School Kingsville

        Description – Communities In Schools is a non-profit dropout prevention agency
                established in the Coastal Bend area in 1986. The mission of Communities
                In Schools is to surround students with a community of support,
                empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
        Responsibilities – Work in groups with youth, mentor, tutor, etc.
        Contact – http://www.ciscc.org/index.cfm Gloria (361) 696-4030 X 1082 Fax
                (361) 696-4024 – 650 Osate, Corpus Christi, TX
        Requirements – Volunteer application, background check
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   Major Events – Fundraising events

4. Community Action Corporation of South Texas

   Description – The mission of the Community Action Corporation of South Texas
           is to improve the quality of life, health, and to promote self-sufficiency of
           the people of South Texas, by: identifying community needs; using all
           resources within our agency and in the community; and forming
           partnerships to expand our communities’ resources. The agency is
           extremely active and provides extensive services including but not limited
           to Head Start, Little Tots, Healthy Clinic, and administers various health
           programs. For a full description of programs and services visit the website.
   Contact – http://cacost.org/ Sylvia Cuervas [Head Start and Little Tots only] (361)
           664-0145 X 257. For all other ask for reference.
   Requirements –Background check; TB test
   Major Events – Various

5. Family Counseling Service

   Description – Provide counseling services to clients. Houses the Crime Victims
           Division which works with clients involved in a traumatic crime
   Contact –Administrator (361) 592-6058 - 1020 S 14th St, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background check
   Major Events – N/A

6. Goodwill Industries

   Description – Enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families, and
           communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in
           need reach their fullest potential through the power of work. Open
           Monday thru Saturday from nine am to eight pm and Sunday 10 am to 6
           pm. The organizations tries to put people to work and find opportunities
           for those experiencing barriers to employment 95% of the money raised
           goes back to the business. There is also an emphasis and recycling and
           “green” practices
   Responsibilities – Volunteers will perform most the functions of employees and
           organize projects
   Contact – Barbara Bishop (361) 592-2727 - 326 E Kleberg Ave, Kingsville
   Requirements – Fill out application
   Major Events – Job fairs, end of year banquet which includes recognition of the
           student employee of the year, and work in partnerships with United Way,
           donation drives, and recycling of commercial goods, clothes, electronics,
           and cardboard, also work with homeless populations

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7. Kingsville Independent School District

   Description – Produce responsible graduates who are responsible and productive
           citizens who are college and career ready.
   Contact – Dolores Hernandez, Director of Personnel (361) 592-3387 – 207 N 3rd
           St., Kingsville
   Requirements – Background Check
   Major Events – Endless volunteer opportunities including projects, tutoring (math
           and science in particular), STEM Academy, Robotics team, clerical work,
           Stuff the Bus school supply drive, landscaping, etc. Employment
           opportunities for substituting and bus drivers with proper drivers license

8. Kleberg County Parks and Recreation

   Description – Manage and maintain all parks in Kingsville, Ricardo, and Riviera
   Contact - http://klebergpark.org/ (361) 595-8591 sivy@klebergpark.org
   Requirements – Contact Director
   Major Events – Various activities for citizens of all ages

9. Palmer Drug Abuse Program

   Description – Community based non-profit organization that provides counseling
           to clients recovering from substance abuse. Services are free and include
           individual, group, and family counseling for adolescence from 12 to 17
           years of age and adults who are above the age of 18
   Contact – Nacho (361) 592-1212 - 224 W King Ave, Kingsville
   Requirements – Possible background check
   Major Events - Drug Free Walk which raises awareness about substance abuse.
            The event is usually in the spring about May and fundraising for the event
           starts in the fall around October. Participants, which include clients, walk
           from the Courthouse to the old H.M. High School and commit themselves
           to a drug free community. There are shirts sold to raise money and food,
           which is often sponsored by Whataburger. Also there are weekend events
           for clients, out of town retreats, training

10. Recycling Center

   Description - Provide, for the community, a convenient and efficient method of
           diversion of renewable resources from the City Landfill, the education of
           recycling to the public, and to continue the pursuit of meeting the goals of
           SB1340 by the State of Texas.
   Contact - http://www.cityofkingsville.com/recycling.aspx (361)595-8098 – 202
           W Lee, Kingsville swsuper@cityofkingsville.com

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        Requirements – Speak to manager
        Major Events – N/A

     11. Society of St Vincent DE Paul
      Description – Catholic church affiliated organization that helps the needy
      Contact – Ed Sanders (361) 595-4491 - 205 E King Ave # 2, Kingsville
      Requirements – N/A
      Major Events – N/A

     12. The Women’s Shelter of South Texas

        Description – A non-profit organization with the mission of preventing and
                ultimately ending domestic violence and sexual assault in South Texas.
                Services are free of charge to clients and include a shelter/safe house,
                crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, case management,
                youth services, legal advocacy, rape crisis, and rural outreach
        Contact – Jessica Hernandez (361) 516-0288 - 205 E King Ave, Kingsville
        Requirements – Application which can be found at their website
                thewomensshelter.org. Training in Corpus Christi which is extensive and
                lasts a few weeks.
        Major Events – Annual Silent Auction to raise funds for the organization and its
                clients. Crisis Response Training in partnership with Kingsville Police
                Department. Trainees learn to respond to crisis and it takes a few hours
                Friday thru Sunday each day in the first few weekends of fall. There will
                also be trainings in the spring as well

     13. United Way of the Coastal Bend

        Description – Improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of community.
                 Nonprofit organization dedicated to creating long-lasting change.
                With a unique ability to bring together people active in their communities,
                business leaders, nonprofit organizations and government agencies,
                United Way addresses the underlying causes of major problems facing the
                Coastal Bend.
        Contact – www.uwcb.org Adriana Martinez (361) 882–2529 – 711 N.
                Carancahua St., #302, Corpus Christi
        Requirements – call first
        Major Events – N/A

E.       Hospitals/Clinics/Rehabilitation Centers/
         Nursing Homes
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1. Bishop Senior Center

   Description – A senior center that provides meals and socialization opportunities.
           There are bingo games held in the morning from 10 to 11:30. There also
           exercise programs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The also host
           Loteria (Mexican Bingo) and have outings in the afternoons. There are
           five separate locations but the main center is in Robstown and the Contact
           is Mr. Herrera (see info below). Food is prepared in Robstown and then
           delivered to the other sites. The are several opportunities for volunteers
           such as clerical, landscaping, and working with the clients
   Contact – (361) 584-3755 at 102 W Joyce St, Bishop; Patsy Rogers in Agua
           Dulce (361) 998–2208; Noelia Panqutta in Banquete (361) 387–5665;
           Virginia Garza in Driscoll (361) 767–9799; Mr. Edward Herrera or
           Marci Santos in Robstown (361) 387 5445 or (361) 387–6396
   Requirements – Background check; possibly food handlers permit and Driver’s
           license
   Major Events – Fundraisers such as monthly bingo for elders from any the five
           participating centers

2. Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg

   Description – For more than 100 years CHRISTUS Spohn Health System has
           been distinguished by its high caliber staff and affiliated physicians its
           comprehensive and innovative services and its long history of responding
           to the needs of our community. Today we are the premier provider of
           health services to South Texas with six acute care hospital campuses a
           network of family health centers the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center the
           Heart Institute a Joint Commission accredited Stroke Program and the
           region’s only Level II Trauma Center
   Responsibilities – Current volunteers duties but not limited to; run gift shop,
           work at info desk, provide religious services, direct traffic, and work with
           staff
   Contact – http://www.christusspohn.org/ (361) 595-9713 - 1724 S Brahma Blvd,
           Suite 104, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background check; initial meeting, 1 semester commitment and
           4 hours a week
   Major Events –Various activities at hospital.

3. Christus Spohn Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

   Description – CHRISTUS Spohn Health System provides a variety of inpatient
           and outpatient rehabilitation services for those who have been injured or
           have been ill. Services include inpatient, outpatient, occupational, wound
           and hyperbaric, and speech therapy
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   Contact – Front Office (361) 595-9405 – Penny Merrimen (361) 595-9406 –
           1311 E. General Cavazos, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background check (HR Dept), HIPPA training session, maroon
           scrubs
   Major Events – Health fairs, Diabetes Walk, La Posada, Cancer Walk, and other
           various events

4. Coastal Bend Kids Clinic

   Description – ensure that high quality healthcare is accessible to all families in the
           Coastal Bend. Volunteers have an opportunity to perform observations
           and other clerical and medical duties
   Contact – Director (361) 592-0223 - 1018 S 14th St, Kingsville
   Requirements – Application
   Major Events – N/A

5. Coastal Plains Mental Health

   Description – Enhancing Personal Growth in our Community through Support,
           Guidance, Education and Advocacy. Provide mental health and other
           counseling services
   Contact – http://www.cpmhmr.org/ Leo Trejo (361) 592-6481 - 914 E Fordyce
           Ave, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background check, training
   Major Events – Health fairs, activities for clients (i.e., school supplies for
           children, Christmas present donations, etc)

6. Family Planning Clinic

   Description – Provides reproductive health and family planning services
   Responsibilities – Clinicals, blood pressure, height/weight, biocharts
   Contact – Minnie Juarez (361) 595-1929 – 1218 N. Armstrong, Kingsville
   Requirements – Confidentiality agreement
   Major Events – Health fairs

7. Kidz Rehab Center

   Description – Outpatient rehab following child birth
   Contact – Office Manager (361) 592-0041 or (361) 592-0061 - 1724 S. Brahma
           Blvd, #105, Kingsville
   Requirements – TB Test, background check, and driver’s license
   Major Events – N/A

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8. Kingsville Home Rehab Service

   Description – Provide in home physical therapy
   Contact – Doris (361) 221-9177 - 100 E Kleberg Ave, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background check and drug screen
   Major Events – N/A

9. Kingsville Nursing & Rehab

   Description – A 120 – bed Medicare and Medicaid certified center the offers 24
           hour nursing care, dietary services, comprehensive rehabilitation, daily
           activities, social services, laundry, and transportation.
   Responsibilities – Filing and other clerical work, observation, organizing and
           participating in events, and running activities.
   Contact – Patricia Dioscado (361) 592-8700 - 3130 S Brahma Blvd, Kingsville
   Requirements – Background Test
   Major Events – Easter, Halloween, and monthly events if possible

10. Kleberg County Nursing & Rehab

   Description – A for profit residential provider of long term care and rehab to and
           nursing facility. The organization accepts both Medicare and Medicaid
           and provides several on site health services, housekeeping, social work
           services, speech and language pathology, etc
   Contact – Mary Huff (361) 592-9366 - 316 Gen. Cavazos Blvd, Kingsville
   Requirements – Application
   Major Events – Carnival that is open to public with games and food. No set date

11. Kingsville Pediatric Clinic Association

   Description – Provide pediatric services.
   Responsibilities - Shadow
   Contact – Dr. Hilary Andaya (361) 595–5526 – 1311 Gen. Cavazos Blvd,
    Kingsville
   Requirements – Speak with Dr.
   Major Events – N/A

12. Los Anos De Oro

   Description - A non-profit organization that assists elderly maintain independent
           living within their own home.
   Contact Information - Rosalinda Garcia (361) 595-7171 - 1220 W Kenedy Ave,
           Kingsville, TX
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        Requirements – Background check
        Major Events – Activities for holidays such as providing lunch on Thanksgiving
                and Christmas

     14. Planned Parenthood

        Description - Provide comprehensive reproductive and complementary health
                care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy
                and rights of each individual, advocate public policies which guarantee
                these rights and ensure access to such services provide educational
                programs which enhance understanding of individual and societal
                implications of human sexuality, promote research and the advancement
                of technology in reproductive health care and encourage understanding of
                their inherent bioethical, behavioral, and social implications
        Contact – Hermelinda Vela (361) 592-2649 or (361) 592-2649 - 1028 S. 14th St.
                 Kingsville
        Requirements – Training, partial paperwork, meet with supervisor
        Major Events – Relay 4 Life, National Night Out, and others

     13. Uresti Senior Assistance

        Description – A for-profit home health agency that offers skilled nursing services,
                community based alternatives, and primary home care. The company
                continues to grow and extends from Refugio county down to Kenedy
                county and out to Duval county. Accept Medicare, Medicaid, VA
                benefits, Workmen Compensation and private insurance and contract
                physical therapy out to USA Physical Therapy and Kingsville Home
                Rehab
        Responsibilities - Shadow
        Contact – Irma Campo (361) 592-5262 - 830 W King Ave, Kingsville
        Requirements – Criminal Background check
        Major Events – Fundraising for hospice care patients

F.       Clubs and Organizations
     1. AARP Kingsville Chapter

        Description - AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership
                that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control
                in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole,
                ways that help people 50 and over improve their lives. Very active group
                that can provide leadership and guidance to students. Opportunity to
                establish mutually beneficial relationships
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   Contact – http://www.aarp.org/ Elsie Schubert (361) 592-1824– Meet every 3rd
            Thursday of each month at 5pm at 620 E. Lee, Kingsville
   Requirements – Membership requires being the age of 50 or older.
   Major Events – Petition congress, investigate issues for senior citizens, provide
           defensive driving classes, invite speakers, work with attorneys to resolve
           issues

2. Big Brothers Big Sisters

   Description - Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring,
           professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change
           their lives for the better
   Contact – http://www.bigmentor.org/index.php/home Courtney Grief (361) 779-
           4657
   Requirements – Background check; interview with Big-Little matchmaker; meet
            with child and family; one year commitment; talk to match support
           specialist every month for first year and every 3 months after that.
   Major Events – Numerous events throughout the year for “Bigs” and “Littles”
           such as tickets provided for sporting events, outdoor events, and other
           community events

3. Brahma Booster Club – Athletics

   Description – Help with various athletic events by raising flags, sell programs for
    home games, run through, etc.
   Contact – Jan Seyforf (361) 592–6401 ext. 58 or Michelle Westbrook – President
           (361) 455-6033
   Requirements – call first
   Major Events – Running of the Bull August 24

4. Elks Lodge #1926

   Description – Service organization that focuses on youth activities, scholarships,
           and veteran services.
   Contact – http://www.elks.org/ (361) 592–4444
   Requirements – Application and interview.
   Major Events – Various service events to benefit the community and raise funds
           for scholarships

5. Friends of the Library

   Description – Provide funding for items not budgeted to library by the city and
           county.

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   Contact – http://friendsofkleberglibrary.wordpress.com/ Sue Miller (361) 592–
           2728: Kingsville Library; Directory – Robert Rodriguez, Childrens
           Librarian – Daniel Friend- (361) 592-6381 - 220 N 4th St, Kingsville
   Requirements – Fee is set by member (minimum of $10)
   Major Events – Provided new childrens books in past, organize membership
           drives. Helped set up wifi sites and invite authors to present

6. Javelina Alumni Association

   Description – Exist to unite alumni and current students by keeping them
           connected and involved in the promotion of the university’s education
           mission of excellence
   Contact – javalumni@tamuk.edu (361)593-4191
   Requirements – Be an alumni of Texas A&M University – Kingsville and pay fee
   Major Events – Raise and contribute funds for the development of the university.
           Tailgating events during football season to establish relationships

7. Keep Kingsville Beautiful

   Description - Educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving
           their community environment
   Contact – http://keepkingsvillebeautiful.com/ (361) 595–8098 Meet every 3rd
           Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at 202 W. Lee, Kingsville (recycling
           center)
   Requirements – KKB board consists of 15 board members and 6 alternatives that
           are voted on by the board
   Major Events – Adopt-A-Spot, Adopt-A-Park, the Bigger Event, Urban Xeriscape
           Garden, graffiti removal, Trash-Off, Operation Senior Citizen, etc

8. Kingsville Action Network

   Description – Raises money for opera house
   Contact – Dr. Robert Scott, Mike Kruger (361) 592–7643
   Requirements – Call
   Major Events – Raised over $35,000 to renovate old high school

9. Kingsville Convention and Visitors Bureau

   Description – General clearinghouse to promote Kingsville and the surrounding
    area to tourists. Also, manages Train Depot.
   Contact – http://www.kingsvilletexas.com/index.php/kingsville-texas-homepage.
            Html (361) 592-8517 – 1501 Highway 77
   Requirements – Volunteer form. 3 hour block shifts 10-1 and 1-4
   Major Events – Promotes most major events in Kingsville.
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10. Kingsville’s Next Generation

   Description - To mobilize the young professionals of the Kingsville community to
           support and enhance leadership, civic responsibility, and business growth
   Contact – http://www.facebook.com/KNG.now kingsvillesnextgeneration@gmail.
           com Meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 at 100 E. Kleberg Ave,
           Kingsville (Kleberg Bank Community Room)
   Requirements – Open to all professionals 21 to 40
   Major Events – Very active organization that participates and organizes various
           service events and host socials for the purpose of networking. Organize
           HeartChase

11. Kingsville Noon Lions

   Description - To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.
   Contact – Meet every Wednesday at noon 1500 S. Brahma Blvd, Kingsville
           (Sirloin Stockade). Wanda Allday (361) 522-1884, wallday@sbc
           global.net
   Requirements – To join the organization requires an application and $55 entrance
           fee. Contact organization about volunteering without paying fee
   Major Events –Texas Lions Camp is a summer camping facility dedicated to
           serving children with physical disabilities and Type 1 diabetes. Service
           events include eyeglass collection, birthday parties once a month at local
           nursing homes, TAMUK ATHLETES FISH FRY, early vision screening
           for preschoolers, and Christmas dinner with Kleberg County Sheriff’s
           Department. Numerous fundraising events including Halloween Carnival;
           Golf Tournament, A Ride on the Wild Side, White Kane Day, Toys for
           Tot, proceeds go to various causes such as scholarships, vision screenings,
           eye exams, glasses for children, South Texas Women’s Shelter, Boy
           Scouts, etc

12. Kingsville Noon Rotary

   Description - provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world
           understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business,
           professional, and community leaders
   Contact – Meet every Tuesday at 12:00 noon at 230 E. Kleberg Ave.,
           Kingsville (Cherry Tree Tea Room). (361) 595–4832
   Requirements – Application form
   Major Events – Participate in various community service events and recognize
           students of the month and various service events

13. Kingsville Sunrise Rotary
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   Description - provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world
           understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business,
           professional, and community leaders
   Contact – http://www.rotaryking.net/ kingsville.sunrise@gmail.com Meet every
           Thursday mornings at 7:00 AM in 213 E. Kleberg (Linda's Main Street
           Café)
   Requirements – Attend meetings, participate in events, and pay dues. Contact
           groups about volunteering without having to pay dues
   Major Events - Work with an orphanage in Matamoros, Mexico; the Readers are
           Leaders program of the Adult Literacy Council; Shots Across Texas;
           Make a Difference Day; building playground equipment at the Boys and
           Girls Club; working at the Blue Angels air show; assisting the Food Bank;
           St. Vincent De Paul Society; and keeping Franklin Adams road clean

14. Kiwanis Club of Kingsville

   Description – A global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world
           one child and one community at a time.
   Contact – Meet every Friday at noon 230 E. Kleberg Ave, Kingsville, (Cherry
           Tree Inn). Jan Senecal (361) 522-0367
   Requirements – N/A
   Major Events – Organize Josh Fest to raise funds for scholarships in the honor of
           Josh Johnson, community clean up, work with Kidz Rehab Center and
           Women’s Shelter of South Texas, sponsor Kiwanis Key Clubs for local
           high schools

15. Navy League

   Description – Membership service such as use of gym on base, help w/ programs
           such as Wounded Warriors, publicity, Kingsville chapter help NASK
   Contact – Susan Ivy (361) 592–6438
   Requirements – $50 for membership card
   Major Events – various programs

16. St. Martin’s Mutualista’s

   Description – Church affiliated group that raises money for scholarships
   Contact – President (361) 592–6979
   Requirements – Dues
   Major Events – N/A

17. Woman’s Club

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   Description – An active service and awareness organization composed of 9
           departments that perform various tasks.           This organization was
           fundamental in the creation of the local public library and also started La
           Posada in Kingsville. Some events but not limited to Operation Cookie
           which sends cookies, telephone cards, and other goods to deployed
           servicemen and women; fundraising activities for various causes such as
           cancer; activities for children such as poetry and short story contests and
           other programs especially for children involved in child welfare and gift
           donations for foster children and other children who do not fulfill the
           requirements of Toys for Tots
   Contact Information – Sue Miller (361) 592-2728
   Requirements – Open to women only; Express interest in group; invited to various
           department meetings; decide on department to join
   Major Events – Several events that range from ongoing to biyearly. Extremely
           active group which should be contacted if individuals are interested in
           community service




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